[75877] trunk/dports/databases

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Sun Feb 13 13:29:29 PST 2011

On Feb 12, 2011, at 7:41 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:

> On Feb 11, 2011, at 11:13 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>>> * use dist_subdir
>>> * make sure livecheck works, and use livecheck periodically
>>> * monitor the issue tracker; users may find an update before you  
>>> do and file a ticket about a checksum mismatch
>>> * update the port when a new distfile is available
>>> This is how I handle curl-ca-bundle.
>> FTR, I think letting the port break every time there's an upstream
>> release is a terrible approach.
> Seems like it would be much better to mirror the file somewhere  
> stable and just monitor for new upstream releases (so you don't have  
> to have the port break to find out that it needs an update).

This database is updated once per month so it would be breaking  
regularly I'm afraid. I have asked the author if there are other  
download options.
In the mean time can MacPorts host the file?
If so, where is the procedure documented?


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